Duffield Parish Council

Serving the people of Duffield

Duffield Cemetery Lodge

Clerk: Jane Terry
Cemetery Lodge, Duffield
Cemetery, 43 Hazelwood Road
Duffield, Belper, Derbyshire
DE56 4DQ

Latest News

Snake Lane Weir Fish Pass Project - find out more

Snake Lane Weir Fish Pass Project - find out more

The Parish Council has recently approved a S137 Community Grant for an interpretation board which will provide information about the Snake Lane Weir 'Fish Pass Project', an initiative that aims to bring wild salmon back into the heart of Derbyshire for the first time in over a century.

The weir at Snake Lane on the River Ecclesbourne will be replaced by a series of stone rapids, making miles of good... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 01 Dec 2021 13:58 by Jackie Clements

Tags: Community, News

Remember, remember, 5th November is the Duffield fireworks display

Remember, remember, 5th November is the Duffield fireworks display

Don't forget the return of the Duffield Fireworks event this Friday, 5th November at Eyes Meadow.

Wristbands costing £3 each (under 5s FREE) are still available from the Town Street Newsagents and Meadow Vale Convenience Store and will be available until around 2:30pm on Friday afternoon - entry price is £4 on the gate (if you don't have time to buy your wristbands in advance, please bring... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 03 Nov 2021 11:30 by Jackie Clements

Tags: Community, events

Duffield Remembrance Sunday Parade: 14th November 2021

Duffield Remembrance Sunday Parade: 14th November 2021

A Remembrance Sunday Parade through Duffield is set to take place for the first time in three years in 2021, after the 2020 parade was brought down by Covid and in 2019 washed out due to flooding at the War Memorial.

The Parade is set to take place on Sunday 14th November, beginning at the Weston Centre at 10:30am. The parade will proceed along Tamworth Street, continue South along Town Street, turn... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 20 Oct 2021 17:31 by Jackie Clements

Tags: Community, News, events

Eyes Meadow Car Park

Eyes Meadow Car Park

The white lining of the car park at Eyes Meadow was completed on Thursday 14th October. We are very happy with the results and hope that you are too.

Posted: Mon, 18 Oct 2021 09:51 by Dee Fitzgerald

Tags: Community, News

Fireworks Display at Eyes Meadow - 5th November 2021

Fireworks Display at Eyes Meadow - 5th November 2021

Don't miss the return of the Duffield Fireworks event, to be held on Friday 5th November at Eyes Meadow.

As before, tickets will be in the form of wristbands, costing £3 each (under 5s get in FREE) available very soon (9th October onwards) from Town Street Newsagents and Meadow Vale Convenience Store. Save money and time queueing on the gate and buy your wristbands in advance - entry price is... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 06 Oct 2021 15:21 by Jackie Clements

Tags: Community, News, events

Parish Council Casual Vacancy co-option procedure - find out more

Following the resignation of Cllr Chris Short in August, the Parish Council published notification of a casual vacancy.

A by-election was not requested and this was confirmed at the Full Council meeting on 8th September 2021. Consequently, the vacancy will be filled by co-option.

To find out more about the process of co-option, and to apply, visit the Parish Council Vacancies page.

Applications should... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 04 Oct 2021 15:09 by Jackie Clements

Tags: Councillors, Elections, News

Duffield's Good Neighbours Week: 17th - 24th October 2021

Duffield's Good Neighbours Week: 17th - 24th October 2021

After last year's event had to be cancelled due to the Covid outbreak, Duffield's second "Good Neighbours" week sees a host of events brought together aimed specifically at the over-55s living in the village.

The events include lunches, get togethers, fitness activities, talks and more. The full list can be seen below.

To find out more about an event call the organiser listed for each individual activity,... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 29 Sep 2021 15:04 by Jackie Clements

Tags: Community, events

Eyes Meadows Car Park Closure

Eyes Meadows Car Park Closure

UPADATED INFORMATION:

Due to the current wet weather. Our car park at Eyes Meadows will now be closed on THURSDAY 14TH OCTOBER 2021 from 8am until the contractors have completed the work (We expect this to be by the end of the day)

We are marking out parking spaces on the site, this will also include dedicated disabled car parking.

Any queries please contact the office on 01332 842 740

Posted: Tue, 28 Sep 2021 11:22 by Dee Fitzgerald

Tags: Community, News

Outdoor gym equipment installation at Gray Recreation Ground

Example photo of outdoor gym equipment

Sunshine Outdoor Gym equipment similar to that shown in the photo is being installed today and tomorrow at Gray Rec, close by the children's play area. Please be aware and avoid climbing on, or attempting to use the equipment while it's being installed - barriers will be put in place tomorrow and removed as soon as it's safe to use.

The equipment will be ready to use by the weekend and can be used by... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 06 Sep 2021 13:48 by Jackie Clements

Tags: Community

Scarecrow Trail reappearing in Duffield very soon - and it's not too late to join in!

Scarecrow Trail reappearing in Duffield very soon - and it's not too late to join in!

It's back! After a year's break due to the Covid 19 pandemic, the Duffield Scarecrow Trail is set to make a welcome return to the village this September.

The Trail will run from 15th to 26th September and the theme this year is Inspiration.

Organisers have already had some great entries but are still looking for more Duffield residents to get involved – either make one on your own or with your... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 06 Sep 2021 13:14 by Jackie Clements

Tags: Community, News, events

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